Metalworking Tools and Techniques

Author: Stan Bray

176 pages, 200 illustrations

Metalworking is written for everyone inspired by the versatility of metal. It explains the many techniques that form the basics of this craft, from traditional methods of measuring and marking out to more recent practices such as use of adhesives and inert gases for joining metals. With some 200 illustrations, the clear text shows you how to use these techniques and offers tips on their application.

Topics covered include:

· Advice on setting up a workshop and equipment

· Introduction to the qualities of metals

· Working with the metal

· Drills and drilling

· Threads

· Shaping and joining metal

· Machines